Dalit woman stripped naked, beaten up in Uttar Pradesh: Report
A Dalit woman was stripped and paraded naked in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday night, a report said on Wednesday.
Lucknow: A Dalit woman was stripped and paraded naked in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday night, a report said on Wednesday.
The Deccan Chronicle reported that the incident happened in Hareva village in Shahjahanpur district, where five Dalit women had faced a similar ordeal exactly a year ago.
The latest incident happened over a land dispute between two groups in Khairatia village in Khutar.
As per the report, people belonging to one group forcibly dragged the Dalit woman out of her house on Sunday night when she was alone.
The accused stripped naked the woman and beat her up with sticks and rods after pulling her out of the house.
Her husband and other family members were not at home during the time of the incident.
The woman was later dumped her near a pond.
As per the the report, the local police refused to register a case on Monday morning saying the allegations levelled by the woman were due to the family dispute.